[Pkg-haskell-maintainers] Bug#591726: bluetile: no configuration tool registered (in Gnome)

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Thu Aug 5 14:26:16 UTC 2010


Am Donnerstag, den 05.08.2010, 10:05 -0400 schrieb Denis Laxalde:
> Joachim Breitner a écrit :
> > Dear Denis
> > 
> > Am Mittwoch, den 04.08.2010, 22:06 -0400 schrieb Denis Laxalde:
> > > Trying to launch gnome-window-properties when bluetile is running
> > > returns the following message:
> > > 
> > >     Cannot start the preferences application for your window manager
> > >     Window manager "LG3D" has not registered a configuration tool
> > > 
> > > Because of this, ones looses some interesting settings (such as the
> > > `movement key` thing...)
> > > Nevertheless, this works fine with XMonad (using gnomeConfig).
> > 
> > I’m getting this with xmonad as well, probably because I set the Window
> > Manager name to LG3D to avoid problems with Java. I’m surprised that you
> > don’t get this problem with xmonad. Can you send me the output of
> > "wmctrl -m" while running your xmonad config?
> Actually I was wrong. It does not work as well with xmonad. Sorry about
> that.
> > And do the settings work when using XMonad?
> Some of these settings seem to be activated in the gnomeconfig of
> xmonad (without extra configuration). For instance,
>  - window selection follows the mouse,
>  - the movement key is set to mod.
> I actually thought this was inherited from gnome settings but apparently
> not.
> In bluetile, the window selection can be configured
> (focus_follows_mouse: true) but the movement key cannot as far as I can
> tell (probably because there is no mouse bindings so far).
> So maybe this report should be classified as an enhancement request for
> mouse bindings...

the xmonad (or bluetile) settings are independent of any GNOME
configuration. If gnome-window-properties fails to start, then this is
actually a feature :-)

I’m not exactly sure what you mean with movement keys. Do you mean the
key that you have to press so that clicking, holding and moving the
mouse will move the window? Did you try with the key you specified as
the default_modifier (Windows key by default)?

Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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